New July Applications

By Aneri Shah on

We had three more applications recently join the Clever family! Read about them below. Lexia RAPID Assessment screens and monitors reading and language skills for students in grades K–12. This computer-adaptive assessment reliably measures the skills most predictive of reading success to provide actionable, norm-referenced data for instructional planning. Supports single-sign on with Clever Instant Login […]

Data quality improvements for Back to School

By Cat Kamireddy on

This year, we’ve been working hard to make improvements on how we process district data, and we’re excited to fully roll out the changes this summer, in time for Back to School. Starting next week, we’re rolling out updates to apply to every sync from a Clever district. Even better, there is no action required from districts or applications to support these changes, so you’ll get more consistent data without the work.

July Product Notes

By Cat Kamireddy on

This month we focused on improvements that will make it easier to triage any issues that may come up during the busy Back to School season, including Instant Login debugging tools, viewing SIS details and recommended sharing settings for districts.

What We’re Reading: July 2016

By Aneri Shah on

Stay up to date with the latest edtech highlights during your summer vacation.  The Secret Sauce of Digital Learning Success A new report studies what worked and didn’t for five districts’ digital learning strategies. How to Manage the Four Types of Teachers You Meet in Professional Development Here’s how to make sure your PD training caters […]

César Chávez School Visit: What We Learned

By Ashley Redding on

Clever recently took a field trip to another local school—this time to César Chávez Elementary, less than two miles from the Clever office. Four Cleverites took a few hours to tour the school, watch a student talent show, observe technology used in seven different classrooms, and talk with Zareen Poonen Levien about technology at Chávez.

June Product Notes

By Cat Kamireddy on

The school year may be ending but we still have a lot going on at Clever! Read up on what we’ve been working on for the past month, including Clever Co-Pilot, a customizable Clever portal, more news about Clever Badges, and a self-release for district data holds.

4 Myths About Introducing Computer Science in the Classroom

By Aneri Shah on

Schools around the country want to prepare their students with the skills they’ll need to be successful. And in today’s technology-driven world, Computer Science skills are increasingly being recognized as essential like math and reading skills. Led by President Obama’s call for “Computer Science For All”, educators have begun searching for ways to incorporate Computer […]

Who is Clever?

By Nic Woodyard on

The people who work at Clever have a passion for improving education and the know-how to make their vision for the future of education a reality. Our mission unifies individuals from myriad backgrounds into the team behind the platform that powers the classrooms of tomorrow.

So— who is Clever? We interviewed a cross-section of the team to find out.